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#EIB agrees €9.2 billion new financing including EFSI backed investment for climate action, broadband and business

#EIB agrees €9.2 billion new financing including EFSI backed investment for climate action, broadband and business

| November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Meeting in Luxembourg on 14 November, the board of the European Investment Bank approved a total of €9.2 billion of new financing for 38 projects in 16 European Union countries and around the world in Africa, Asia and Latin America. This includes support for transformational investment to harness onshore and offshore wind energy, expand high-speed […]

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#Brexit no-deal is relegation from Premier League to Third Division – EU Trade Chair Karim

#Brexit no-deal is relegation from Premier League to Third Division – EU Trade Chair Karim

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Trade Chief MEP, Sajjad Karim, today challenged the Brexit no-deal advocates saying they effectively want to relegate the UK to third division status. The comments by Mr Karim – who Chairs the International Trade Committee’s Monitoring Group for South Asia within the European Parliament – echo a leaked treasury report that emphasises the high risk […]

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#EFSA and #ECHA get a tough lesson on the law of the news cycle

#EFSA and #ECHA get a tough lesson on the law of the news cycle

| October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s safe to say the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) and European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) aren’t used to making international headlines. But lately, the EU’s ongoing debate over whether to renew the license for glyphosate, the active ingredient in the world’s most commonly used herbicide, has put them in an uncomfortable spotlight. The controversy over […]

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#EuropeanInvestmentBank approves €4.7 billion investment

#EuropeanInvestmentBank approves €4.7 billion investment

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The board of the European Investment Bank approved a total of €4.7 billion of new financing for 30 projects across Europe and around the world at its meeting in Luxembourg today, including €530 million for natural disaster recovery in Italy. Reconstruction efforts will follow 40 different extreme weather events in 16 Italian regions over the […]

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#Airbus become majority partners in #Bombardier C Series, currently being challenged by US Commerce Department

#Airbus become majority partners in #Bombardier C Series, currently being challenged by US Commerce Department

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Airbus and Bombardier are to become partners on the C Series aircraft programme. A corresponding agreement was signed today (17 October). The agreement brings together Airbus’ global reach and scale with Bombardier’s newest, state-of-the-art jet aircraft family, positioning both partners to fully unlock the value of the C Series platform and create significant new value […]

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#AirPassengerTransport in EU: Record number of air passengers carried at almost 1 billion in 2016

#AirPassengerTransport in EU: Record number of air passengers carried at almost 1 billion in 2016

| October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 2016, 972.7 million passengers travelled by air in the European Union (EU), up by 5.9% compared with 2015 and by 29.1% compared with 2009. Over this period, air passenger transport has steadily risen in the EU. Full text available on EUROSTAT website

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#Boeing reacts to US Department of Commerce announcement on #Bombardier dumping

#Boeing reacts to US Department of Commerce announcement on #Bombardier dumping

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Boeing and the UK will celebrate 80 years of partnership in 2018. The company has doubled its direct employment in the UK since 2011 and tripled its spending with more than 250 companies in the UK supply chain over the same period, to £2.1 billion in 2016. More than 18,700 jobs in the UK are […]

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